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Dauphin County hotel goes up in flames

WPMT Harrisburg logo WPMT Harrisburg 4/16/2022 Bianca Garcia (FOX43)
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A fire in a Dauphin County hotel left 25 adults and four children displaced, according to the American Red Cross.

On Friday night, fire crews rushed to a hotel on the 600 block of Eisenhower Boulevard in Swatara Township for a reported fire.

At the scene, firefighters saw the hotel engulfed in flames. The fire was quickly upgraded to 2-alarm.

**WORKING FIRE** Swatara units currently operating the 1st Due for a 2nd Alarm Motel Fire in the 600 Block of...

Posted by Swatara Fire 91 on Friday, April 15, 2022

As fire crews battled the flames, the Red Cross was called in to help the people affected by the fire.

They say they are providing resources for 29 people.

At this time, the cause and origin of the fire are unknown.

This is the second major fire in the township in less than a week. On Sunday, April 10, a fire at an apartment building on the 700 block of Garden Drive left 48 people displaced.

Rescue 88 is currently operating on a 2nd alarm commercial structure fire in Swatara Twp.

Posted by Middletown Volunteer Fire Department on Friday, April 15, 2022

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